There really is nothing like a good book. A book that can, even briefly, allow your mind a much-needed ‘holiday’ from the worries and uncertainties of everyday life.
It’s been so long since I’ve read a book that really moved me the way that so many in the past have (guilty pleasures like the Hunger Games and Twilight series do not count, although I have to admit I’ve read them all…) I’m just aching for a time when I can curl up on the couch with a glass of wine, or better yet lay by the pool with some skinny girl sangria, and dive into a new book.
I wasn’t always the book-worm that I am today, let’s just say CliffsNotes and I go waaayy back… It really wasn’t until my last year at Fordham University, thanks to the inspiring reading list chosen by two of my favorite professors, I finally felt the intangible yet wonderfully powerful impact of a truly good book.
Some of my favorite past reads are:
4. My Sister’s Keeper (love a good tear jerker)
Here are some of the new books on my list inspired by this blog:
Looks like a good start! What good books have you read lately? 🙂
- World Book Night (thelupinelibrarian.me)
- The Glass Castle (Jeannette Walls, 2005) (janesimpsonbratton.wordpress.com)